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Sutton’s Jesmund Care Home rated Inadequate by CQC

Sutton’s Jesmund Care Home rated Inadequate by CQC

A nursing home in Sutton, south west London, has been rated as Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission. Jesmund Nursing Home in York Road provides accommodation and nursing care to up to 25 older people. At the time of CQC’s inspection there were 22 people using the service, most of them living with dementia. Following […]

March 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
New Malvern care home manager set to keep staff fit and healthy

New Malvern care home manager set to keep staff fit and healthy

The owners of a popular Malvern care home have appointed a new manager who is set to introduce fresh ideas to enhance its quality of care and keep residents active.   Maria Willis, who has 17 years’ experience in the care and medical sector, has joined Welland House Care Centre as its new manager where […]

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Darlington retirement village has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC

Darlington retirement village has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC

A retirement village has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission following a recent inspection.   Middleton Hall Retirement Village, near Darlington was found to be outstanding following an unannounced 3 day inspection by the CQC in January 2017.   Under CQC’s programme of inspections, all adult social care services are assessed and […]

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Macclesfield care home celebrates clean bill of health from CQC

Macclesfield care home celebrates clean bill of health from CQC

A Macclesfield care home is celebrating after receiving a clean bill of health from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Rowans Care Centre, which is operated by Canterbury Care, has been praised by the CQC, the care sector’s independent regulator, after it was awarded a ‘Good’ rating.   The CQC judges a care home and […]

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South east London rated ‘Inadequate’ by Care Quality Commission

South east London rated ‘Inadequate’ by Care Quality Commission

Inspectors were called in after concerns were about the treatment of people living at Rosecroft Residential Care Home in Plaistow Lane. Those concerns are currently being investigated by the police. Rosecroft is a small care home that can cater for up to 20 people. At the time of CQC inspectors’ unannounced visited over two days […]

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Buckingham care home receives ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission

Buckingham care home receives ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission

Gracewell of Maids Moreton in Buckinghamshire is celebrating being awarded a prestigious ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Only eight other homes have received this rating in 2017, and only 1% receive this overall, making Gracewell of Maids Moreton one of the country’s top care homes. The rating was awarded following an unannounced […]

March 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lancashire care homes celebrate good ratings from CQC

Lancashire care homes celebrate good ratings from CQC

Millennium Care Group is celebrating after all six of its Lancashire care homes were awarded ‘good’ ratings by the Care Quality Commission.   The care company which has homes Standish, Wigan, Chorley, Ramsbottom and Bury received its latest inspection report this month for Lakeside Nursing and Residential Home. This latest inspection confirms that all of […]

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Liverpool care home prosecuted by CQC

Liverpool care home prosecuted by CQC

A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has today (Monday 6 March 2017) been ordered to pay £82,429.72 in fines and costs by Liverpool Magistrates’ Court. The Care Quality Commission brought the prosecution against the owners of Mossley Manor Care Home, following 14 offences including failing to provide […]

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CQC ratings strengthen Colten Care’s ‘provider of choice’ goal

CQC ratings strengthen Colten Care’s ‘provider of choice’ goal

All 19 of the established care homes built and run by South Coast operator Colten Care have been officially rated ‘Good’ by the care industry regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This rare 100% record is based on rigorous CQC inspections.  Fernhill, a dedicated dementia care home in Longham, Dorset, became the latest Colten Care […]

March 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
NAPA members achieve twice as many CQC ‘Outstanding’ ratings

NAPA members achieve twice as many CQC ‘Outstanding’ ratings

NAPA has collated the CQC quality ratings for all of its member homes in England. The results reveal that 2% of them have achieved overall Outstanding ratings, double that of the national average of 1%. Just as remarkable is that 88% have achieved either Good or Outstanding in the Responsive element of the 5 questions […]

March 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC rate Wiltshire care home outstanding

CQC rate Wiltshire care home outstanding

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by OSJCT (The Orders of St John Care Trust) Brookside in Melksham, Wiltshire, to be Outstanding following an inspection in November 2016. Inspectors rated OSJCT Brookside as Outstanding for being caring and well-led and Good for being safe, effective and responsive to people’s […]

February 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Factors to consider for registration of care homes for people with learning disabilities

Factors to consider for registration of care homes for people with learning disabilities

Care England, the representative body for many independent providers of adult social care, has responded to CQC’s latest consultation on its next phase of regulation – Annexe B on LD services – warning that services should be registered on the prospective outcomes that they will achieve for people not simply on their size. Other factors […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC rate North London care home inadequate

CQC rate North London care home inadequate

St Mungo’s Broadway – 2 Hilldrop Road, has been rated Inadequate overall. It was rated Inadequate for being safe, effective and well-led. It was rated Requires Improvement for being caring and responsive, following the inspection in November 2016. St Mungo’s is a care home registered to accommodate up to 29 people with a history of […]

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CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

New Years Honours list includes Chief Executive David Behan CBE. According to the New Year Honours list David Behan, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission, is transforming the CQC from a troubled organisation into an effective and trusted regulator. He has led the development of a more in-depth and specialised model of inspection and […]

December 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Norfolk nursing home rated as ‘good’ by CQC

Norfolk nursing home rated as ‘good’ by CQC

A residential nursing home based in Caister-on-sea in Norfolk has been rated as ‘good’ for the quality of service it provides by the industry’s regulator.  Claremont House and Lodge on Yarmouth Road in Caister, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, has recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has received […]

December 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

The National Quality Board (NQB) has today published a new framework that will promote improved quality criteria across all national health organisations for the first time. The new publication provides a nationally agreed definition of quality and guide for clinical and managerial leaders wanting to improve quality.  The approach has been agreed by the national bodies that form the NQB […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is inviting people to give their views on its plans to deliver a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation across health and adult social care in England. Having carried out a comprehensive inspection of every NHS trust in England at least once, CQC has a more detailed understanding […]

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Mill Farm in Market Harborough to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in June. Home Care Harborough Limited runs the home care agency which provides support and personal care to people with physical disabilities, dementia, mental health problems and learning disabilities […]

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money and is capable of assessing new models of care, NHS Confederation has argued. In a written submission to the Health Select Committee’s inquiry into the future of the regulator, the Confed said that its members broadly supported the CQC’s new 2016-21 strategy. Its […]

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CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that Jane Mordue has been appointed as the Chair of Healthwatch England (the independent ‘consumer champion’ in health and care) and as a non-executive Board member. Jane has held both of these positions on an interim basis since December 2015, following the departure of Anna Bradley. Jane has […]

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